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The Young Husband, or Duties of Man in the Marriage Relation [book]

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Dates
1849
1851
circa 1849-1851
Collection
Dr. Peter Glynn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
000013001 a-b
Description
Hardbound book with embossed cover (a) separated from body (b);hand written and ame date inside page, and decorative library plate pated to inside cover; back cover with childish pencil drawings of houses; text on spine is very illegible; 388 pages;
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Accession Number
000013001 a-b
Author
William A. Alcott
Collection
Dr. Peter Glynn Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Marriage -- manuals
Description
Hardbound book with embossed cover (a) separated from body (b);hand written and ame date inside page, and decorative library plate pated to inside cover; back cover with childish pencil drawings of houses; text on spine is very illegible; 388 pages;
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - cover - Size: Length 25.4 cm x Width 18.0 cm x Depth 0.3 cm
b - bound text - Size: Length 17.3 cm x Width 11.5 cm x Depth 3.6 cm
Provenance
Belonged to donor.
Maker
Charles D. Strong
Site Made (City)
Boston
Site Made (State)
Massachusetts
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1849
1851
circa 1849-1851
Date Remarks
Both dates appear on first two pages, with different versions of the title
Material
paper:cream
ink: black
fabric: sage green
Inscriptions
Printed on first page: "THE // YOUNG HUSBAND // by // William A. Alcott"; on second page: "THE // YOUNG HUSBAND, // OR // DUTIES OF MAN IN THE MARRIAGE // RELATION // TWENTIETH STEREOTYPE EDITION // BOSTON: // CHARLES D. STRONG, No. 1 Cornhill, // 1851"; chapter titles: "Choice of Occupation; Place of Residence; House and Furniture; The Husband's Responsibilities; Living by System; Family Prayer; Mornign Duties; Leisure Hours; Evenings at Home; Evening Reviews; Improvement by Conversation; Letter-Writing and Composition; Keeping a Journal; Periodical Publications; Books and Study; Novel-Reading; The Sabbath; Particular Friends; Relatives; Society in General; Contests for Superiority; Love; Fawning; Compliance; Familiarity; Delicacy and Purity; Patience; Tenacity of Opinion; Giving Pain; Jealously and Suspicion; Teasing and Scolding; Fault-Finding; Keeping Cool; Good Nature; Confidence and Reserve; Giving Presents, and Little Things;Jokes and Puns; Dalliance; Revealing Secrets; Discretion; Taking Sides; Decision; Charities; Conjugal Servitude; Dress and Appearance; Health; Economy; Sickness adn Medicine; Final Duties; Occasional Duties;" stamped inside cover: "Anne M. Dumond"; handwritten inside page: "[illeg] 1858"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-3
Length
18.0 cm
Width
11.5 cn
Depth
2.8 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Harbound book cover separated from bound pages; cover corners are worn; foxed, faded paper, minor brown stains throughout
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
Twentieth stereotype edition; original edition was 1838.
Images
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